Dogon art is primarily a sculptural expression, largely figurative in subject matter. The themes are based on religious subjects and cultural attributes. Interestingly, such works are kept in the privacy of family homes, largely in secret. Perhaps this is due to the symbolic and ceremonial nature of the work. The Dogon learned early on to […]
Each year the BFA program in graphic design displays the thesis project of its seniors: a comprehensive commercial identity. Created and installed by future professionals in graphic design, the exhibit showcases their innovation and creativity with posters, ads, layouts, logos, stationery, packaging design, and more. April 30-May 14 Opening Reception April 30, 4-6pm
The BFA degree in studio art is for students interested in careers as practicing artists. During the senior thesis year, students develop a body of work through which they explore a personal range of themes, individual style, techniques, or processes. A committee of art faculty guides each student’s artistic progress, which culminates in the selection […]
April 2–20 Juried Student Exhibition Each year, the campus looks forward to the annual student exhibition as an example of high achievement at PSU. Students from all art department program levels and disciplines share the outcomes of their progress in education, training, and refinement in art making. Works on display include many styles and conceptual […]
April 4–22 Russ Aharonian, Painter Russell Aharonian exhibits frequently in Maine and New Hampshire. Brimming with whimsy, his work is highly innovative with modern materials, drawing upon artists like Miro and Kandinsky for inspiration. His zany sense of humor will bring out a chuckle in the viewer while astonishing all with his virtuosity. Reception: Thursday, […]
March 4–30 Youth Art Month, K–12 The New Hampshire Art Educators’ Association is proud to coordinate Youth Art Month for the state of New Hampshire. Curated by the NHAEA and PSU, this exhibition is a selection of artwork from children of all grade levels, and provides a glimpse of the vast range of creativity, expression, and growth the […]
February 2–22 Friends of the Arts Juried High School Exhibition The annual Friends of the Arts juried exhibition honors imaginative and skillful work by students from public and private high schools throughout central and northern New Hampshire, providing an opportunity for students and their teachers to explore and observe a wide range of media, processes, themes, and subject interpretations.
February 5–March 15, 2013 Growl: Women’s Caucus for Art, Members’ Juried Exhibition An exploration of women’s primal and instinctive ferocity, a source of deep power and protectiveness. The Karl Drerup Art Gallery and the Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA), New Hampshire chapter, presents artwork by WCA artists addressing questions of women’s wild strength: when, how, and why do we access our feelings of […]
November 13–December 14 Joseph Blajda: Stuffed Toy series Joe Blajda ’75 is an accomplished painter, musician, and teacher, and an avid surfer. In his oil paintings he examines the moods and color of his environments, whether internal or external, neighborhood visions or ocean tranquility. With this series Joe investigates the colors, textures, and psychological nuances of the moods present in his […]
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 7:00 the Karl Drerup Art Gallery is proud to present a reading from Landaff Days, Sketches from New Hampshire’s North Country by Don Wharton. The readings are of sketches Don has written since moving to town of Landaff, New Hampshire. The forests, fields, mountains, weather, wildlife and people are […]
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